EghtesadOnline: The British parliament was expected on Wednesday to formally approve Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early election on June 8 she hopes will deliver a stronger personal mandate as she embarks on Brexit talks.
EghtesadOnline: Asian stocks fell as losses in Chinese equities deepened, following weakness in the U.S. amid worse-than-expected corporate earnings. The pound held gains triggered by the surprise news of a U.K. election.
EghtesadOnline: Shares and the dollar fell on Tuesday as a snap general election call in Britain added to a lengthening list of uncertainties for investors already on edge over tensions simmering from North Korea to France.
EghtesadOnline: British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by shoring up support for her Brexit plan.